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High-voltage pulse generators for use in laser systems
Author(s): Anthony K. L. Dymoke-Bradshaw; Jonathan D. Hares; Paul A. Kellett
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Paper Abstract

Solid state pulse generators with controlled multi-kilovolt outputs are now production items. The range of applications within the field of lasers has increased so that they can control laser pulse width and shape, cavity dumping and seeding, stage isolation and coherence reduction for smoothing irradiation. Such pulse generators can now be built with embedded computer systems for remote control, interrogation and diagnosis of pulser parameters. Diagnostic equipment to monitor laser beam profiles with respectable time resolution also employs these pulsed generators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2633, Solid State Lasers for Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF), (8 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228284
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Anthony K. L. Dymoke-Bradshaw, Kentech Instruments Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Jonathan D. Hares, Kentech Instruments Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Paul A. Kellett, Kentech Instruments Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2633:
Solid State Lasers for Application to Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF)
Michel Andre; Howard T. Powell, Editor(s)

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